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Shoulder Cloth

19th century

Silk, cotton and golden metallic thread; continuous and discontinuous supplementary weft

205.11 x 62 cm (80 3/4 x 24 7/16 in.)
Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus Collection, Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2006.4.173
Culture: 
Minangkabau
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Geography: 
Made in Batu Sangkar, Sumatra, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus, New York. First Known Collector: Suardy

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